Three Little Cypress-Mauriceville staff members were recognized by the Board of Trustees during their regular September meeting on Monday.

Dr. Terri Estes, LCM High School principal, introduced Cory Broom, LCM’s theater arts teacher, who has received the Golden Apple Award for August from Education First Federal Credit Union.

Dr. Estes also introduced Assistant principal Steve Lisbony who has been named Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals for Region 5 Education Service Center.

Marianne Kondo, representing Region 5, told the Board that Little Cypress Intermediate teacher, Rachel Choate, has been named the Elementary Teacher of the Year for the Region. Ms. Choate will now be entered into the State Teacher of the Year competition with elementary teachers from the other 19 education service centers from across the state.

Rachel Choate, center, with Marianne Kondo of Region 5 and LCI Principal, Michael Ridout.

Rachel Choate, center, with Marianne Kondo of Region 5 and LCI Principal, Michael Ridout.

Steve Lisbony, Assistant Principal of the Year and Dr. Terri Estes.

Steve Lisbony, Assistant Principal of the Year and Dr. Terri Estes.

Cory Broom, Golden Apple Winner and Dr. Terri Estes.

Cory Broom, Golden Apple Winner and Dr. Terri Estes.